Current Hong Kong News Today
| Hong Kong's 'milkshake murderer' loses bid for final appeal|
By Alice Woodhouse HONG KONG (Reuters) - American Nancy Kissel, serving a life sentence in a Hong Kong jail for the "milkshake" murder of her Merrill Lynch banker husband, failed in her bid on Thursday for a final appeal against her conviction. A panel of three judges on the city's Court of Final Appeal rejected Kissel's application - the end of a long legal road that began with her first ...
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:55:04 -0700
| PRESS DIGEST - Hong Kong - April 24|
These are some of the leading stories in Hong Kong newspapers on Thursday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST -- Guangzhou's anti-graft ...
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:33:31 -0700
| Hong Kong and Philippines settle spat over 2010 bus tragedy|
By Grace Li HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong on Wednesday scrapped travel sanctions against the Philippines after Manila offered an apology and compensation for a hostage tragedy almost four years ago, settling a lengthy diplomatic spat between the two. Hong Kong and the Philippines have close economic ties, with more than 150,000 Filipino domestic helpers working in the city. But emotions still ...
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:12:13 -0700